Posts about Fair Trade

Blog posts from Oikocredit UK

  1. Can organic principles be hypocritical?

    1 October 2015 at 09:20 - by David Woods - 0 comments

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    Investors in Oikocredit regularly ask us to do two things: finance organic agriculture and stay away from anything related to genetically modified organisms (GMOs). While we understand both standpoints, we must balance these requests with our mission to empower the disadvantaged, including in situations where alternatives to GMOs cannot be accessed.

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  2. At the forefront of sustainable development using investors’ capital

    2 July 2015 at 13:51 - by Monica Middleton - 0 comments

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    40 years of existing is reason enough to celebrate. But even more so when one’s birth marked the beginning of a world-wide movement founded on the principles of justice, self-reliance and economic empowerment for all, with a mission to alleviate conditions of poverty by providing credit and resources to the most disadvantaged, financially-excluded, “unbankable” communities in the world.

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